If you've ever wondered how the universe and everything in it came to exist, and want to know more about what lies beyond our Solar System, this book is for you. Join us on a journey spanning the entirety of the universe, where you'll find out about some of the most mysterious entities out there, and read about the experts who are changing the way we understand our own history and creation.
In the beginning- Discover what we know about the way all life began in our universe
Secrets of the universe - Get to grips with the universe's hidden treasures
Cosmic components - The pieces that make up our universe
Expert insights - We speak to some of the most prominent astronomy experts about the latest discoveries
New Scientist covers the latest developments in science and technology that will impact your world.
New Scientist employs and commissions the best writers in their fields from all over the world. Our editorial team provide cutting-edge news, award-winning features and reports, written in concise and clear language that puts discoveries and advances in the context of everyday life today and in the future.
Games World of Puzzles is loaded with all kinds of puzzles by top constructors as well as fascinating articles, game reviews, upcoming events, a contest in every issue, and much more. It’s the perfect magazine for all puzzle fans and gamers!
Brain World explores cutting-edge revelations about the brain and how they affect human health, culture, education, global issues, and more. Brain World introduces the latest advances in neuroscience, consciousness, cognitive health, and emotional well-being. Each issue features leading neuroscientists, academics, authors and ground-breaking researchers.
All About History is the stunningly realised new magazine from the makers of How It Works and All About Space. Featuring beautiful illustrations, photos and graphics depicting everything from ancient civilisations to the Cold War, All About History is accessible and entertaining to all and makes history fun for the whole family.
From the conquering legions of Ancient Rome to the thunderous tank battles of World War II and beyond, History of War takes you deeper inside the minds of history’s fighting men, further under the bonnets of some of the world’s most devastating war machines, and higher above the battlefield to see the broad sweep of conflict as it happened.
This bookazine tells the full story of the Titanic from the planning stages to the disaster itself, and is the perfect companion for anyone interested in the ship and its history. Here you will find the truth behind a tale that has become legendary, from the blueprints and dimensions from which the ship was born, to the treacherous conditions that would prove its end. You'll gain insights into the lives of those on board, the aftermath and quest for justice, and the more recent expeditions to inspect and preserve the wreckage of the ship itself. Featuring:
Building the Titanic - The blueprints, dimensions and construction of the greatest ship of its time
The Voyage - Learn what life was like on the ship before its fateful end
The Collision - How the ship came to collide with the iceberg that would create its demise
Exhibits - Take a look at rare memorabilia from the time and the ship itself, including tickets and letters
From ancient civilisations to medieval times, volume one of History Year by Year gives you an in-depth insight into the events that shaped the world. From the origins of humanity throughout to the colonisation of the planet and the rise of the Roman Empire, this is a fascinating read for all history enthusiasts. Featuring:
The origins of humanity - Discover how humans evolved and learnt the skills needed to colonise the world
Ancient civilisations - As communities flourished, find out how the likes of Ancient Egypt started taking shape
The Classical Age - From Greece and Rome to Persia and China, track the developments in science, art and politics
Trade & Invention - See how trade and travel unified the Old World,while the New World emerged
In the fifth volume of the How It Works Annual you can feed your mind with fascinating facts about the world around you and find answers to questions you never knew you had. Investigate the universe through six exciting topics: technology, transport, the environment, science, history and space. Ever wondered how a bird takes down its prey? Or how mega telescopes work? You'll find the answers inside. Get ready to fill your brain to the brim with facts, stats and wonder.
Technology - Learn about the impressive technology that powers everything from tiny cochlear implants to complex robotic surgery.
Science - From the difference between the left and right brain to the physics of football, find out how science affects the way we live our lives.
Space - Take a virtual trip into outer space and be awed at the fascinating wonders that occur beyond the Earth’s atmosphere.
History - Explore the past in vivid detail and learn about everything from life in the trenches to prehistoric mega-mammals.
Philosophy Now is a magazine for everyone interested in ideas. It isn't afraid to tackle all the major questions of life, the universe and everything. It tries to corrupt innocent citizens by convincing them that philosophy can be exciting, worthwhile and comprehensible, and also to provide some light and enjoyable reading matter for those already ensnared by the muse, such as philosophy students and academics. It contains articles on all aspects of philosophy, plus book reviews, film reviews, news, cartoons, and the occasional short story.
Sky at Night Magazine brings you The Apollo Story – your complete guide to the greatest journey in human history. The story begins with the disastrous fire that killed the crew of Apollo 1, continues through Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon, and ends as the cost of space exploration halted the programme at Apollo 17. Packed with all the facts, figures and stories from each and every Apollo mission, as well as rare photographs, this special edition tells the full story of this giant leap.
A journey into nature like no other, World Of Animals allows its audience to learn the secrets to Earth’s weird and wonderful wildlife, offering a rich and wholesome educational experience. With spectacular photos, stunning diagrams and captivating features, World Of Animals provides a rare opportunity for people of all ages to enjoy their favourite creatures in a whole new way. It’s a brand that connects with audiences across the world and across media as a celebration of one of the most enduring and beloved topics.
In this third volume of the How It Works Book of Amazing Technology, discover the secrets behind spy gadgets and the latest developments in artificial intelligence, as well as the science behind how tidal power can give power our cities, how mobile phones connect to a network, and how to safely blow up a building.
Gadgets and Future Tech
- Explore the most advanced gadgets and technology that will make sci-fi and James Bond movies a reality - and sooner than you'd think!
- Discover what goes on behind the technology that we use in our everyday lives, and the technology being developed to make our lives easier.
- Find out what role did technology has in building the amazing structures the define our cities and industries, and how we keep it all running.
- Learn all about the medical appliances that have brought the world of medicine and healthcare this far, and see how technology can tune into our biological functions.
The legend of the Vikings is one that is shrouded in mystery. In this book, we
uncover the truth about the Vikings, from their origins in Scandinavia to their expeditions across the seas. Known to be ruthless raiders and fearless fighters, discover how the Vikings expanded their empire and conquered new lands. Featuring:
Origins of the Vikings - Find out how the Vikings came to be, and where they set up home
Raiding & Trading - See how the Vikings made a name for themselves as fearless warrirors
End of the Viking age - Read about the Viking legacy, and what caused the Vikings to die out
Exhibits - A collection of rare artefacts, detailing the history of the Vikings
Whether they're trucks, cars, boats, planes or the huge haulers that carry goods around the world every day, machines are fascinating. Here, you'll find out all about these amazing machines, and find answers to questions like 'how big is the world's tallest monster truck?' You'll find out all about the incredible technology that has helped humans to venture into space, as well as out-there inventions like drones and jet packs. Get ready for a ride through some of the world's most mega machines! Featuring:
Incredible cars and bikes - From the greatest cars on earth to the smallest motorbike
Mega giants - Be amazed by these massive machines
World's fastest vehicles - Blink and you'll miss these speedy numbers
Extreme engineering - Marvels of scientific innovation that have changed their industries
Rotman Management Leader’s Digest is a compilation of best-selling articles on a timely management topic. Available in digital format only, the first volume in the series is all about ‘Thriving’. A thriving workforce is one in which employees and their leaders are not just satisfied and productive: they are engaged in creating the future - both the organization's and their own. This special digital compilation issue from Rotman Management gives you timeless ideas from our archives that will enable you, your employees, and your organization to thrive. Articles include "Thriving at Work: Why It's Important and How to Enable More of It" by Gretchen Spreitzer, Christine Porath, and Cristina Gibson; "Coaching High Performance: Lessons from Veterans in Two Arenas" by Roger Martin, Bob Brett, and Jennifer Riel; "Thriving in Ambiguity: Lessons from Exploratory Organizations" by Lauren Pollak and Katherine Wakid; "Give Me a Break: The Role of Work Breaks in the Quest for Optimal Productivity" by John Trougakos,"Team Alchemy: What Happens in the Spaces Between People" by Chelsea Vandiver; "Developing Leaders for a World of Uncertainty" by Andrew Day and Kevin Power; and more.
This special edition is filled to bursting point with the best anatomy advice around. Every page is packed with easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance on how to create better human and creature figure - all gleaned from previous editions of the well-respected ImagineFX magazine - and written and illustrated by professional artists. Essentially, it’s years of art college training, distilled into one magazine.
Featuring the latest in thought leadership from industry professionals and top academics, Rotman Management is a 'kick in the cortex'. The magazine, published by the Rotman School of Management, offers new ways to think about complex problems and enables readers to shape their organizations-and the world-for the better.
ThinkSales magazine caters exclusively to the needs of sales management leaders. The editorial objective of ThinkSales magazine is to empower, motivate and inspire sales leaders with strategic knowledge, tactical skills, management insights and exposure to international sales and management thought-leadership and best practice necessary to lead sales organisations to achieve higher and sustainable sales results.
Big picture leadership, fine-tuned. A cross-discipline approach to the art and science of leadership, with research, opinion and practical advice from the world’s foremost business thinkers and practitioners.